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I am dark in complexion. N have face burnt of it whole life. My son by God grace is quite pleasant complexion due to my wife. I have to major question. Kindly help me how I maintain good and healthy complexion for my 6 years old Son. Also he is very keen for swimming but I am worried and skin tone. Is 6 yes is age right for Swimming? Also what precaution can be taken to avoid Tan skin problem after swimming.
My elbows and knees are terribly black and it looks awkward. Can I know what to apply room make it fair as it can match my skin. Please help me with this as what to apply. Any ointment or natural ayurveda treatment etc.
For a long time, around 20-15 days I am suffering from a disease which I do not know what kind of it is. It may b very helpful if any one can help me. Symptoms- red pigments (looks like red rashes. I.E the same effect when mosquito bites on our body) -itching (harsh type) Effect- this rashes has got on my whole body other than face. Even got consulted by a doctor near by. He said due to the outdoor eating it might be happen. But it has been last 15 days while I have eaten outdoor foods and still now I have rashes on my whole body. It would be very helpful if you could help me. Shall I meet a skin specialist is it? Or it can be cure while eating allegra medicine for the allergy?
My 5 yrs old daughter is suffering from leukoderma (white patch) in her left leg. Kindly advice what to do so that we can cure it as well as stop it from spreading.
I am 54 years old. For high bp I take eritel 40 daily one tab in the morning. For cholesterol I take rozavel 10 daily in the night after dinner. For last few months the skin under my both feet are peeling off and dryness is observed even itching feeling is there. I get relief when I apply any I have put moisturizing cream. Kindly advice perm, anent remedy.
I feeldown on bike 5months before I have mark on my face it becoming darker how can I recover that mark on my face.
I have pigmentation on ma face could you suggest for me some medic or cream. I've been applied some cream for so long but I can't cure.
My mother was suffering from Breast cancer. She operated in september 2013 successfully but after operation she was given 8 doses of chemo therapy and 20 doses of Radio therapy. After this treatment she remains good with usual checkups. But this year recently in this running month she complains about back pain and leg pain. After consult with Doctor they diagnosis with Bone scan test that shows distinct possibility of metastasis. They also gives the zoledron injection. Due to this injection she reliefs about 98 percent good and they also advised to take again 5 doses of Radio therapy.
Doctor I have skin problems pimples and marks black spots every next day so I am not getting what to do?
I have got right hemicolectomy (open) surgery in october. I was diagnosed with chronic disease. Can I start push ups workout?
10 best home remedies to get rid of acne, pimples, dark spots & deep scars
Here are the 10 best home remedies to get rid of acne, pimples, dark spots & deep scars.
1. Iced green tea
How to use
Take a glass of warm water and steep a green tea bag into it. Remove the tea bag and pour the contents into the tray. Place the tray into freezer and allow it to form ice cubes take one ice-cube and rub all over the face. Just note before rubbing the ice cubes steam your face so that the pores get open and the goodness of green tea enter the pores. Do it twice a day in the morning when you get up and before going to sleep.
Green tea contains a high amount of antioxidants that fight free radicals that damages your skin. It has antiseptic properties that killed germs that causes acne and pimples and keep your skin beautiful and healthy.
2. Baking soda and lemon juice mask
How to use
Take a bowl add 2 tablespoon of baking soda and add 1/4 cup of lemon juice to it. Mix it properly to make a thick paste. Apply the paste to the affected area. Let it dry for 5 -10 minutes. Once it dries take some water on your hand and slowly scrub the affected area on your face. Wash your face using luke warm water and pat dry. If your face becomes too dry then apply some antiseptic lotion or moisturiser.
Baking soda helps to keep the skin pores clean by removing bacteria and excess oil that causes pimples. Lemon acts as a natural bleach that lightens the skin and remove dark spots. It helps to remove the dead skin and gives a fairer complexion.
3. Green coconut water
How to use
Cut a fresh green coconut and pour the green coconut water to a bowl. Take a cotton dip it in the coconut water and wipe all over the face. Then wash your face using luke warm water. Wash your face with coconut water continuously every day to get best results.
Coconut water has cytokinins and antioxidants that helps to eliminate acne, sagging skin and help deep scar recovery. Drinking coconut water keeps your skin healthy, smooth and younger looking.
4. Fenugreek (methi) and rosewater mask
How to use
Soak a handful of fenugreek (methi) seeds in a bowl of water. Leave them to soak for atleast 5 hours. Grind them in a mixer and make a fine paste. Add few drops of rosewater to it. Apply the paste on your face. Before applying the paste wash your face with warm water so that the pores get opened. Let the pack dry for 15 minutes. Once it completely dries rinse with cold water.
Fenugreek has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that stops and reduce growth of pimples, blackheads and other skin infections. It helps in nourishing and rejuvenating the skin.
5. Fresh aloevera gel
How to use
Take a fresh aloevera plant slice away both the ends. Take the aloevera gel from the center part of the leaf. Take the aloevera gel and apply to the face. Keep massaging until the gel started to dry. Once the gel gets completely absorbed wash your face with luke warm water and pat dry.
Aloevera contains medicinal and healing properties that helps to heal pimples, rashes and scars. It prevents skin discoloartion that is caused after acne heals. It makes your skin clear and smooth. It kills bacteria that causes skin infection.
6. Sandalwood, tulsi and rosewater mask
How to use
Take about 2 tbsp of sandalwood powder in a bowl. Add few crushed tulsi (basil) leaves to it. Then mix it properly using few drops of rose water. Make a thin paste. Apply this paste evenly on the face. Rinse your face with cold water and pat dry.
Sandalwood helps in tightening the pores, removing impurities, excess oil and reduction in the redness of pimples. It also helps in reduction of dark spots and scars. Tulsi possess strong antibacterial and anti fungal properties that makes pimple heal faster.
7. Tea tree oil
How to use
Take some tea tree oil in your palms and rub over the affected area for 10 minutes. Take some luke warm water in a bowl, dip the cotton into the bowl. Now rub the wash cotton all over your face to remove the excess oil.
Tea tree oil is one of the excellent treatment for acne. It has antiseptic and antibacterial properties that prevents skin infection, helps in healing of wounds and sores.
8. Turmeric, clay mud and lemon juice mask
How to use
Take 1 full tea spoon of clay mud add 1/2 spoon turmeric to it and add few drops of lemon juice to make a thick paste. Apply the paste to your face and leave it for 20 minutes or until it gets completely dry. Wash your face with luke warm water and pat dry.
Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties that helps to relieve the problems of acne. It also helps in the reduction of spots and also helps in lightening of skin.
How to use
Take some slices of cucumber and grind it. Take the cucumber juice and apply to the clean, dry face. Leave it on for about 10 minutes and then wash your face using cold water.
Cucumber gives instant cooling effect on skin. It cleanses and exfoliate the skin. It helps to reduces dark spots and sunburns.
10. Yoghurt and honey mask
How to use
Take 2 tablespoon of yoghurt and 1 tablespoon of honey and mix it thoroughly. Apply the mask and allow it to sit for about 10 minutes. Rinse it off with luke warm water and pat dry.
Yoghurt contains alpha hydroxy acids that helps in reducing the redness of pimples, acne scars and other blemishes. It also helps in rejuvenating the skin.
Dear Sir, Suffering from Perineal abscess. Operated once 7 months ago and it comes again. I have gone through a 10 day course of Sensiclav625 twice a day but still no relif. Please help me. Economically, mentally and physically it is notvposaible for me to have another operation. Regards.
Dr. I have flaky scalp and itchiness from past two months. In these two months I have suffered from Typhoid in Aug last week to sept 1st week, my thyroid too increased TSH is 8, I have gained weight too. Kindly advice.
Hello sir, my upper lips colour is low as compare to my lower lips, please give me a solution or natural home treatment. Please reply.
Past 3 month ago I had suffered with boils, and it occur continues, and within same area where previous boils occur I faced it around 1 month. After treatment it stopped. But now it occurring again. So please tell me to get rid of it?
Symptoms Of Skin Fungus
While skin fungus may be caused by different environments and different types of fungi the signs or the symptoms of such infections are common:
• The skin of the feet peels, cracks or scales off
• Redness occurs on the skin as well as blister formation
• The skin tends to soften and breakdown
• There could be itching and burning
It is to be noted that skin fungus causes infections that are highly contagious. Thus, it can easily be transmitted from one person to another. The infected area needs to be treated or else it will spread to other areas of the body and cause complications. The different kinds of skin fungal infections like Jock itch, ringworm, athlete’s foot can be cured or prevented by taking note of the effective home remedies available.
Home Remedies For Skin Fungus
1. Proper Cleaning Routine
We often do not give adequate attention to the feet or clean it properly. It is necessary to:
• Wash feet thoroughly with soap
• It should be scrubbed or exfoliated from time to time to remove the dead skin cells.
Such regular cleaning rituals will keep the skin on the feet healthy and not allow bacteria to develop on it.
2. Keep The Feet And Shoes Dry
It is imperative that one maintains cleanliness and dryness of the feet and shoes:
• One should not wear shoes with wet feet
• The feet should be dried thoroughly after bath or washing
• If shoes are wet, they should be dried out properly before they are worn
3. Use Of Apple Cider Vinegar
If one has ringworm they can make use of apple cider vinegar and its antiseptic properties:
• The affected area should be cleansed with antiseptic soap first
• Apple cider vinegar should be applied on the affected area with a soft cotton ball
• The affected area should be massaged gently
4. Use Of Nail Polish
A common home remedy to get rid of skin fungus is to use nail polish remover or nail polish on it:
• If the fungus has affected the nails putting nail polish on it will kill the fungus and dry out the area
• The acetylene content in the nail polish does the trick
5. Do Not Wear Footwear For Long
If you tend to sweat or are active all day long, you need to remove the footwear often:
• It will help to dry out the seat
• It will reduce chances of fungal infection coming on
6. Apply Powder
If one is repeating the same pair of socks and shoes they need to:
• Apply baby powder in the shoes and the socks
• That will keep the moisture out and reduce chances of infection
7. Keep An Eye Out For Telltale Signs
It is hard to recognize the symptoms of fungal infection. One needs to keep an eye out for the first signs as the skin infection caused by fungi is contagious:
• Crusty skin layer forms on the top of feet
• Small rashes might develop which might itch
8. Do Not Wear Tight Fitting Clothes Or Shoes
When one has fungal infection they should resort to:
• Loose clothing that allow the air movement
• Comfortable fitted shoes should be worn to prevent aggravation of the infected areas
9. Tea Tree Oil
This is known to be an effective cure for fungal infections. It can be used in the form of:
• Ointment on the affected area
• The oil can be mixed with a carrier oil and then applied on the affected area
10. Preventing Skin Fungus On The Back
If you tend to sweat a lot you need to:
• Change the sweaty clothes
• Scrub the skin thoroughly when taking bath
11. Use Of Essential Oil
One can use the following essential oils to prevent fungus from growing on the skin:
• Garlic oil
• Tea tree oil
• Oregano oil
12. Use Of Hydrogen Peroxide
On can use a solution of
hydrogen peroxide and water in order to treat fungal infections. If one is suffering from such an infection:
• They can use such a solution to wash themselves or soak the affected area
• If the skin is sensitive, skin bleach can also be used to treat the affected areas